I will not bow to such a one, last of a ragged house long bereft of lordship and dignity.
But Imrahil said: ’So victory is shorn of gladness, and it is bitter bought, if both Gondor and Rohan are in one day bereft of their lords.
From all his policies and webs of fear and treachery, from all his stratagems and wars his mind shook free; and throughout his realm a tremor ran, his slaves quailed, and his armies halted, and his captains suddenly steerless, bereft of will, wavered and despaired.
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She is bereft of hope.
However, perhaps the answer lies not in a morally bereft man, but in the corrupted ideals of an entire faction.